Deadlines: November 1, 2020, February 1, 2021, and August 2021
AltaLink provides eight scholarships of $1,000 to students who are leaders in the Aboriginal community. This includes students from treaty 6, 7 and 8, and from the Métis community. AltaLink will pick winners based on financial need, scholastic achievement, community involvement, and life goals.
Deadline: May 14, 2021
St. John's Legacy offers a number of scholarships between $500 and $4,500. One year, King’s students won a total of $40,000 between thirteen students—one of the highest amounts in the country. To apply, students must have a B grade average. They must also provide a description of extracurricular activities such as employment, volunteer hours, sports, or wilderness activities. This scholarship is not limited to any one program.
Deadline: June 1, 2021
The Peter Elzinga Foundation awards Alberta Students yearly bursaries of $600 to $2000. The Foundation awards bursaries based on financial need, community involvement and leadership skills.
Applications accepted year round
Indspire disburses bursaries and scholarships through its Building Brighter Futures program to Indigenous students who are enrolled in post-secondary programs. Since 1985, Indspire has disbursed bursaries and scholarships to First Nation, Inuit, and Métis post-secondary students. It is the largest funder for Indigenous education outside of the federal government.